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USA DoD - Contracts 31 Jul 08


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USA DoD
: 31 July, 2008  (Company News)
Contract news
AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems of Linthicum, Md., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract with cost plus fixed fee (Completion) type task order for a shared ceiling of ID/IQ contract of $41 million. This contract action for Sensors Technology Automated Recognition is to develop technologies in a wide-range of application areas that continue to advance the technical improvements to warfighters either directly or indirectly. Examples include CID, data fusion, Ground Moving Target Indication/Airborne Moving Target Indication, Suppression of Enemy Air Defense, countermeasures, Sensor to Decision Maker processing, Targeting, Intelligence and Battle Damage Assessment and ISR. Additional examples of specific technologies that may be encountered on this program include Electro-Optical, Infrared, Radar, Multi-Spectral, Hyperspectral, Laser technology, and processors but are not limited to these. Improvement in these areas involves technical assessment, hardware and software modifications and development, systems engineering development and integration, technology and/or technology application demonstration in the laboratory or in a flight test or as a participant in a larger demonstration or exercise. The performance of the technologies developed will also be evaluated. Task Order 0001 for this contract is 'Radar Vision Spiral 3 Demonstration.' The scope of this Task Order is to perform an airborne data collection which will integrate and demonstrate an air-to-ground RF CID solution on a test bed aircraft. The fully integrated system will be able to utilize a multiple algorithm to perform recognition and combat identification of ground targets at tactically significant ranges. At this time an Incremental funding amount on Task Order 0001 of $2 million has been obligated. AFRL/PKSR, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-08-D-1447, FA8650-08-D-1447-0001).

EDO Corp., Defense Systems, of North Amityville, N.Y., is being awarded a firm fixed price contract not to exceed $18,204,797. This action will provide BRU-46 and BRU-47 Bomb Release Units applicable to F-22 airraft. The quantity is 139 BRU 46 and 220 BRU-47 units. At this time $9,102,398.50 has been obligated. 542nd Combat Sustainment Wing, Contracting Division, 782nd CBSG/GBKAA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8520-08-C-0013).

The Air Force is modifying an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost plus award fee and cost reimbursement contract by exercising an option with Business Technology and Solutions (BTAS Inc.) of Beavercreek, Ohio, for a maximum of $15,810,325. The Technical and Acquisition Management Support Program provides a wide range of diverse non-engineering, technical and acquisition management support required in the acquisition, development, production, and support of various equipment and weapon systems within the Air Armament Center and other organizations at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. At this time no funds have been obligated. AAC/PKES, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA9200-05-C-0002, P00017).

The Air Force is modifying an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost plus award fee and cost reimbursement contract by exercising an option with Colsa Corporation of Huntsville, Ala., for a maximum of $12,806,404. The Technical and Acquisition Management Support Program provides for a wide range of diverse non-engineering, technical and acquisition management support required in the acquisition, development, production, and support of various equipment and weapon systems within the Air Armament Center and other organizations at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. At this time no funds have been obligated. AAC/PKES, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA9200-05-C-0003, P00019).

The Air Force is modifying a firm fixed price contract with Alliant Techsystems Inc., Integrated Systems Division, of Clearwater, Fla., for $5,627,085. This action will provide 149 Common Munitions Built-In Test Reprogramming Equipment Air-to-Air Auxilliary Data Units and 20 W-17 Cables. At this time all funds have been obligated. 647 AESS/PK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8626-06-C-2060 P00012).

ARMY

General Dynamics ordnance and Tactical Systems, St. Petersburg, Fla., was awarded on Jul. 30, 2008, a $28,936,599 Firm-Fixed Price, contract for 120 mm cartridges. The majority of the work will be performed primarily in St. Petersburg, Fla., in addition to locations across the continental United States, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 15, 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was 1 bid solicited on Jan. 3, 2008, and 1 bid was received. U.S. Army Joint Munitions & Lethality –LCMC, Picatinny, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-08-C-0429).

Carothers Construction, Inc., Water Valley, Miss., was awarded on Jul. 30, 2008, a $10,042,000.00 construction firm-fixed price contract for the construction of a tactical wheeled vehicle repair, paint and prep facility, a surface preparation and cleaning facility and overhead canopy. Work will be performed in Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 1, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 175 bids solicited on Jan. 22, 2008, and four bids were received. U.S. Army Engineer District, Fort Worth, Texas, is the contracting activity (W9126G-08-C-0039).

Smiths Detection, Inc., Edgewood, Md., was awarded on Jul. 29, 2008, a $28,559,025.54, contract for Joint Chemical Agent Detector, Increment I. Work will be performed in Edgewood, Md., and is expected to be completed by Jul. 31, 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on Jul. 2, 2008, and 1 bid was received. US Army Research, Development & Engineering Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity (W911SR-07-C-0054).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded on Jul. 30, 2008, an $80,640,000 Firm-Fixed Price, contract for supplemental requirements for the acquisition of Army Tactical Missile Systems. Work will be performed in Texas and is expected to be completed by Jul. 31, 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was 1 bid solicited on Apr. 24, 2008, and one bid was received. US Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-07-C-0302).
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